The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Citrix Systems.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 59 64 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 297 237 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.03% 3.49% 3.24%
As % of the Vendors category 9.11% 7.69% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 258 197 230
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,675 £23,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Citrix
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3260 3080 3623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.25% 45.35% 45.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2769 2588 3205
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region.

Citrix Salary Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Citrix Salary Histogram in the North West

Citrix
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 181 £32,500 -15.58% 17
Cheshire +19 90 £45,000 +73.07% 12
Lancashire -5 15 £23,000 -28.12% 4
Merseyside -1 5 £38,750 -22.50% 3
Cumbria -2 4 £32,500 +12.06%
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix.

1 414 (75.00%) VMware
2 390 (70.65%) Windows
3 289 (52.36%) Microsoft
3 289 (52.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 255 (46.20%) Active Directory
5 180 (32.61%) Cisco
6 178 (32.25%) XenApp
7 172 (31.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 163 (29.53%) Hyper-V
9 151 (27.36%) MS Excel
10 139 (25.18%) ITIL
10 139 (25.18%) MS Exchange
11 131 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 131 (23.73%) SAN
12 126 (22.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 126 (22.83%) XenDesktop
13 119 (21.56%) Citrix Certification
14 104 (18.84%) CCA
15 101 (18.30%) NetApp
16 87 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
17 85 (15.40%) SQL
18 84 (15.22%) Finance
19 81 (14.67%) HP
20 79 (14.31%) WAN
20 79 (14.31%) MCSE
21 74 (13.41%) MCITP
21 74 (13.41%) LAN
22 70 (12.68%) vSphere
23 69 (12.50%) DHCP
23 69 (12.50%) Windows 7

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 139 (25.18%) MS Exchange
2 61 (11.05%) IIS
3 51 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (8.15%) SharePoint
5 33 (5.98%) Lync
6 27 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.45%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.72%) TPMS
14 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.18%) Apache
15 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 151 (27.36%) MS Excel
2 59 (10.69%) MS Office
3 5 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.36%) Revit
4 2 (0.36%) SketchUp
4 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.36%) MS Project
4 2 (0.36%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Exchequer
1 2 (0.36%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.18%) Exstream
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.53%) Office 365
2 5 (0.91%) IaaS
3 4 (0.72%) SaaS
4 2 (0.36%) PaaS
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) Terremark
5 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 131 (23.73%) SAN
2 79 (14.31%) WAN
3 74 (13.41%) LAN
4 69 (12.50%) DHCP
5 68 (12.32%) DNS
6 59 (10.69%) Firewall
7 58 (10.51%) NAS
8 45 (8.15%) NetScaler
9 40 (7.25%) VPN
10 31 (5.62%) VoIP
11 24 (4.35%) TCP/IP
12 23 (4.17%) iSCSI
13 16 (2.90%) VLAN
14 15 (2.72%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (1.63%) Network Security
16 9 (1.63%) Unified Communications
17 8 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
17 8 (1.45%) Wireless
18 6 (1.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.91%) Ingres
5 3 (0.54%) MySQL
5 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.36%) MS Access
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.18%) DB2
7 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (0.91%) MSI
1 5 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 84 (15.22%) Finance
2 15 (2.72%) Legal
3 11 (1.99%) Retail
4 10 (1.81%) Marketing
5 7 (1.27%) Banking
5 7 (1.27%) Law
6 6 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.91%) German Language
8 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.36%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Publishing
9 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.18%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.18%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 113 (20.47%) Support Engineer
2 86 (15.58%) Analyst
3 73 (13.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 58 (10.51%) Citrix Engineer
5 56 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 46 (8.33%) Consultant
6 46 (8.33%) Citrix Support
7 41 (7.43%) Server Engineer
8 37 (6.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 29 (5.25%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 29 (5.25%) Infrastructure Manager
10 28 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
10 28 (5.07%) Windows Support Engineer
11 25 (4.53%) Architect
11 25 (4.53%) Server Support
11 25 (4.53%) Server Support Engineer
11 25 (4.53%) Windows Server Engineer
12 24 (4.35%) Support Analyst
13 21 (3.80%) Help Desk Analyst
13 21 (3.80%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.63%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.54%) .NET
3 2 (0.36%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.18%) HTML
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.18%) COM
4 1 (0.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.18%) XML
4 1 (0.18%) EDI
4 1 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.36%) Blackberry
3 11 (1.99%) Thin Client
3 11 (1.99%) Computer Science
3 11 (1.99%) Fat Client
4 10 (1.81%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.81%) User Experience
5 9 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.45%) Clustering
7 7 (1.27%) FlexPod
7 7 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.09%) EqualLogic
9 5 (0.91%) CLARiiON
10 4 (0.72%) FMCG
10 4 (0.72%) iPhone
11 3 (0.54%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.54%) Life Science
11 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.36%) NHS
12 2 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 390 (70.65%) Windows
2 172 (31.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 126 (22.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 87 (15.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 41 (7.43%) Linux
7 35 (6.34%) Windows XP
8 33 (5.98%) UNIX
9 25 (4.53%) VMS
10 24 (4.35%) Windows 2000
11 18 (3.26%) Windows 8
12 17 (3.08%) Solaris
13 16 (2.90%) AIX
14 10 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (1.27%) Android
17 3 (0.54%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.36%) CentOS
19 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (25.18%) ITIL
2 50 (9.06%) Service Delivery
3 37 (6.70%) Change Management
4 30 (5.43%) Migration
5 28 (5.07%) Change Control
6 27 (4.89%) Problem Management
6 27 (4.89%) Incident Management
7 22 (3.99%) Project Management
8 21 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
8 21 (3.80%) Mentoring
9 20 (3.62%) Line Management
10 19 (3.44%) Service Management
11 16 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (2.54%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (2.36%) Information Security
14 12 (2.17%) Business Continuity
15 8 (1.45%) Asset Management
15 8 (1.45%) Infrastructure Management
15 8 (1.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 85 (15.40%) SQL
2 28 (5.07%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.81%) VBScript
3 10 (1.81%) C
4 5 (0.91%) VB
5 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.54%) C#
6 2 (0.36%) C++
7 1 (0.18%) Java
7 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 131 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (21.56%) Citrix Certification
3 104 (18.84%) CCA
4 79 (14.31%) MCSE
5 74 (13.41%) MCITP
6 67 (12.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 54 (9.78%) MCSA
8 53 (9.60%) CCNA
8 53 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
9 47 (8.51%) MCTS
10 42 (7.61%) Degree
11 35 (6.34%) MCP
12 20 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (3.62%) SC Cleared
12 20 (3.62%) Security Cleared
13 17 (3.08%) NCIE
14 13 (2.36%) VCAP
14 13 (2.36%) CCEA
14 13 (2.36%) NCDA
15 9 (1.63%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.89%) SLA
2 17 (3.08%) QA
3 7 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 289 (52.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 255 (46.20%) Active Directory
3 178 (32.25%) XenApp
4 163 (29.53%) Hyper-V
5 126 (22.83%) XenDesktop
6 70 (12.68%) vSphere
7 37 (6.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 30 (5.43%) XenServer
9 28 (5.07%) VMware ESX
10 26 (4.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 22 (3.99%) MetaFrame
12 18 (3.26%) Terminal Services
13 9 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (1.45%) NFS
15 6 (1.09%) Xen
16 5 (0.91%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.54%) vCloud
18 2 (0.36%) VMware Server
19 1 (0.18%) KVM
19 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 38 (6.88%) SCCM
2 23 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 21 (3.80%) SCOM
4 9 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (1.45%) XenMobile
6 7 (1.27%) WSUS
7 6 (1.09%) AppDNA
8 5 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.91%) Netcool
8 5 (0.91%) EdgeSight
9 4 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.54%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.36%) Nagios
11 2 (0.36%) Legato
11 2 (0.36%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.18%) Puppet
12 1 (0.18%) SCSM
12 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 414 (75.00%) VMware
2 289 (52.36%) Microsoft
3 180 (32.61%) Cisco
4 101 (18.30%) NetApp
5 81 (14.67%) HP
6 63 (11.41%) EMC
7 39 (7.07%) Dell
8 38 (6.88%) Symantec
9 27 (4.89%) Oracle
10 23 (4.17%) AppSense
11 21 (3.80%) McAfee
12 20 (3.62%) IBM
13 15 (2.72%) Sophos
14 13 (2.36%) SAP
15 12 (2.17%) Juniper
16 11 (1.99%) Apple
17 10 (1.81%) Avaya
18 9 (1.63%) Sun
18 9 (1.63%) Lotus
18 9 (1.63%) Red Hat
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Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £240 - £250 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £12000 - £15000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + car or allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Wilmslow
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Knutsford
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £30,434 to £32,751 per annum
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